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In pictures (April 12): Olivier Awards, NST City, the Bunker, Hope Mill Theatre, Bush Theatre, Polka Theatre, Arts Theatre, Southwark Playhouse

Cast of Hamilton arriving at the Olivier Awards. Photo: Darren Bell Cast of Hamilton arriving at the Olivier Awards. Photo: Darren Bell
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The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include the Olivier Awards, the Bush Theatre’s new building anniversary and Chita Rivera visiting Ruthless the Musical as well as opening nights of Plastic at the Old Red Lion, A Streetcar Named Desire at NST City, The Country Wife at Southwark Playhouse, Devil With the Blue Dress review at the Bunker, The Giant Jam Sandwich and Spring Awakening at Hope Mill Theatre

Laurence Olivier Awards, Royal Albert Hall, London

Spring Awakening press night, Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

Singer Chita Rivera visits the cast of Ruthless! The Musical, Arts Theatre, London

Lara Denning and Jason Gardiner (both cast), guest Chita Rivera, and cast members Kim Maresca, Harriet Thorpe and Tracie Bennett. Photo: Kate Morley PR

A Streetcar Named Desire press night, NST City, Southampton

Plastic press night, Old Red Lion, London

Assistant producer Holly White, Peter Small (lighting), Kieran Lucas (sound), Mark Weinman (cast), Josh Roche (director), Madison Clare (cast), Louis Greatorex (cast), Kenneth Emson (writer), Thomas Coombes (cast) and assistant director Rachel Lemon. Photo: Chloe Nelkin Consulting

The Country Wife press night, Southwark Playhouse, London

Cast members Eddie Eyre, Daniel Cane, Nancy Sullivan, Leo Staar, Sarah Lam, Siubhan Harrison and Joshua Hill. Photo: Kate Morley PR

The Giant Jam Sandwich press night, Pleasance Theatre, London

Production and technical manager Alison Willcox, cast members Sarah Ratheram, Paul Critoph and Christopher Finn and communications and administrative assistant Kara Spriggs. Photo: Emma Berge

Bush Theatre new building anniversary, London

Devil With the Blue Dress press night, The Bunker, London

Back row: Basia Binkowska, Jess Bernberg, Claire Fuller, Tashomi Balfour, Emma Handy, David Ralf, Daniella Issacs, Kevin Armento, Kristy Philipps, Dawn Hope, Verity Bate, Sarah Cowan and Hannah Fisher. Front: Jessica Bickel-Barlow, Erin Eloise, Anna Clock, Maria Gurevich, Joshua McTaggart, Desara Bosnja, Flora Montgomery, Rebecca Vaa and Sonja Field. Photo: Helen Murray

Send photos for consideration, with complete captions (event, venue, names, job titles) and photographer credit to cath@thestage.co.uk (Please note, photographs may not be used if all names are not provided)

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